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Guest Message by DevFuse

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1990 lecay ls AWD Auto Transmission problem

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#1 Guest_DualLegacy_*

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Posted 19 July 2003 - 12:14 PM

I Have a 1990 Subaru Lecacy LS with AWD, that is haveing an auto transmission problem. The transmisson works in D1, D2 and Reverse with no problems. The transmission will not do anything in D3 or D(Drive). My question is has any had this problem and is fixable? or should i just get a new Transmission? I pulled down the Trans. cover and the fluid was dark with metal flacks...

#2 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 10:05 AM

how big were the metal flakes? Most likely the trans is toast. You'll either need to have it rebuilt or get a new one.

#3 Guest_ShawnW_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 12:11 PM

Where are you located?

#4 Guest_GlCraigGT_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 04:48 PM

Was the remote transmission filter ever installed? If not you've probability chewed up the planetary set.

#5 Guest_DualLegacy_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 06:17 PM

The metal flakes were mainly small.

#6 Guest_DualLegacy_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 06:18 PM

Seacoast of New Hampshire

#7 Guest_DualLegacy_*

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Posted 20 July 2003 - 06:21 PM

Yes, the remote transmission filter was installed. When I do not know. The car has 131,000 miles on it now.

#8 Guest_TinyClark_*

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Posted 21 July 2003 - 04:15 AM

If the tranny fluid isn't a nice red color, then it's burned, probably along with the clutch packs.

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